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Methiwali Dal

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A masoor dal preparation with an abundant flavour of methi leaves

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Preparation Time :16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Methiwali Dal

Main Ingredients

Split red lentil (masoor dal) , Fenugreek leaves (methi)

Cuisine

Uttar Pradesh

Course

Dals and Kadhis

Level Of Cooking

Easy

Calories

322.65

Carbohydrates

38.72

Protein

15.995

Fat

10.915

Fibers

1.14

Ingredients

  • Split red lentil (masoor dal)
    3/4 cup
  • Fenugreek leaves (methi)
    1 bunch
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Turmeric powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Onions
    2 medium
  • Green chillies
    2
  • Ginger
    1 inch piece
  • Garlic
    6-8 cloves
  • Whole dry red chillies
    2
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1


Pick, wash and boil dal with salt and turmeric powder in five cups of water.

Step 2


Clean, wash and chop fenugreek leaves. Peel, wash and chop onions finely.

Step 3


Remove stems, wash, deseed and finely chop green chillies. Peel, wash and chop ginger and garlic.

Step 4


Remove stems of red chillies. Heat oil in a kadai. Add whole red chillies and cumin seeds. When cumin seeds begin to change colour, add onions and green chillies.

Step 5


Cook till onions are soft and translucent.

Step 6


Add ginger and garlic, cook for half a minute. Add the boiled dal.

Step 7


Bring to a boil and add chopped fenugreek leaves. Simmer for two minutes and serve hot.

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